Health Business Services (HBS) is the business division of the Health Service Executive (HSE) and provides high quality business services and solutions globally across the health sector.
HBS was introduced in the health sector during 2013 as a result of a government led initiative to organise and supply internal support services more efficiently and effectively whilst freeing up organisational capacity to concentrate on core, frontline and other health and social care functions. The benefits of shared services include cost savings, increased quality and increased reliability through the standardisation of processes and avoidance of duplication of effort.
HBS is the consolidation and streamlining of the business operations that are used by multiple parts of the organisation. HBS includes the following:
Health Business Services published its second strategy in early 2017 setting out the planned vision, actions and implementation pathway for 2017 - 2019. It is very much built on the foundation established in the period 2014 - 2016 and, as such, is a reference framework for all employees of HBS, our business partners and stakeholders as the further development of HBS advances.
HBS Strategy 2017 - 2019
HBS Strategy 2014 - 2016